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NEWS: ACUSAfrica Colloquium 2022 -Reflexive Solidarities in Techno-Rational Times

The ACUSAfrica network is planning a colloquium entitled Reflexive Solidarities in Techno-Rational Times from the 2nd to the 4th of November 2022. It will be hosted by Nelson Mandela University in Gqeberha, South Africa.

If you are interested in attending, please click here and fill in the Expression of Interest form.

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The ACUSAfrica network aims to advance Critical University Studies across Africa in dialogue with scholarship from the global South. Underpinning our work is the endeavour to find ‘other’ ways to study universities that are capable of thinking plural forms of emancipatory higher education imaginations and futures.

The 2022 Colloquium will locate the network’s formative questions within the context of building reflexive solidarities within the higher education sector on the African continent and beyond. Against this backdrop and considering the speed at which the notions of digital governance and techno-rationality are achieving hegemony in the sector, the colloquium will focus on how these kinds of solidarities may be advanced.

The colloquium invites provocations in various formats for the network to engage with these challenges, whilst at the same time developing the network as a community of practice.

You can find the full announcement and concept note here:

ACUSAfrica Colloquium - 2022 Announcement Draft 008
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